flydubai has confirmed it will fly double daily to Sri Lanka starting this summer, bringing the total number of weekly flights to 14. The announcement comes a week after the carrier attended the inaugural ceremony for Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (also known as Hambantota Airport).
flydubai has underscored the growing importance of the CIS region to its operations by announcing it will double its network in Russia to eight points and add additional services in Ukraine. In Russia, the carrier will launch flights to Mineralnye Vody on April 16th 2013 followed by Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd on September 13th 2013.
flydubai has announced the start of its new route to Salalah, expanding its presence in the Sultanate of Oman. Flights to Salalah will begin on May 21st 2013 and operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, has announced the launch of flydubai Cargo in Russia, providing an affordable and convenient outbound cargo service to complement the existing inbound service.
flydubai is to begin operations to two new destinations in Pakistan – Multan and Sialkot. Flights to the north-eastern cities of Silkot and Multan, located in central Pakistan, will operate three times a week from March 13th 2013 and March 14th 2013 respectively.
flydubai has inaugurated services to its latest destination – Malé, the capital of the Maldives. The inaugural flight, FZ561, departed Dubai Terminal 2 at 00:35, arriving at Malé Ibrahim Nasir International Airport at 06:20 local time.
flydubai has added another destination in Saudi Arabia to its network, with two flights a week to Ha’il. Flights to Ha’il, an oasis city in Nejd in the north west of the country, will commence on February 13th 2013.
flydubai has become the first airline in the world to show high definition movies from all six major Hollywood studios. The airline introduced its In-Flight Entertainment system in December 2010 with HD films from Paramount Pictures and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
flydubai has announced new flights to Malé, the capital of the Republic of Maldives. Commencing on January 19th 2013, flights will operate five times a week between Dubai’s Terminal 2 and the Maldives’ Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on the island of Malé.
Flydubai has taken delivery of the first of three Boeing 737-800NG aircraft financed through a $117.5 million loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Its arrival takes flydubai’s fleet size to 26 aircraft in operation.
flydubai has announced it is to start operations to Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on November 7th 2012. Due to the influx of visitors and a number of key infrastructure projects underway in the city, including upgrades to Tabuk Airport, international travel trade companies such as global hoteliers are travelling to the city, raising its tourism appeal.
Dubai-based low-cost carrier flydubai has inaugurated services to its latest destination in Central & Eastern Europe – Bucharest, the capital of Romania. The inaugural flight, FZ797, departed Dubai Terminal 2 at 09:15, arriving at Henri Coandă International Airport (Bucharest Otopeni International Airport) at 13:30.